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  CBS    Eyewitness Noon News    News  News/Business. New.  

    September 17, 2010
    12:00 - 12:30pm EDT  

the aftermath, police search for answer pes after a
man opens fire inside johns hopkins hospital. >> what sparked the violence? i'm don scott. >> i'm jessica kartalija. here is what people are talking about. the unanswered questions following the frightening shooting and lock downed at the world renowned john hopkins hospital. why did the man open fire. wjz stays on the story with complete coverage. mike hellgren stays on the story. >> reporter: good afternoon. the response here a little more than 24 hours ago was massive it was quick, doctor who was shot is still being treated for his injuries. he is expected to survive. hopkins had a series of employee meetings starting at 10:00 to talk about the firsthand response to the tragedy and give those employees an opportunity for counseling after these traumatic events. the sprawling hospital campus was back to normal after a terrifying lock down yesterday that was anything but.
paul warren distraught over his mother's prognosis shot her doctor and kill her and himself. >> i was up on the 8th floor. i hear a bang. then i saw a either er a nurse or a female resident coming around the corner saying he shot the doctor, he shot the doctor. i went down ten yards and made a left and there is doctor was on the floor in the hallway. >> reporter: those returning back to work today expressed confidence in the hospital security. >> the feed back i got from family and friends, are you okay. i heard horrible things. i was like wow this is intense. >> i didn't want it to end like it did. >> reporter: he lived with his mom in arlington virginia. he had a permit to carry concealed weapon. he had no criminal record and neighbors say he was a loving devoted caretaker. >> he was a wonderful son.
as far as i could see, he was always there for her. if she had to go in the ambulance or anything, he would go with her. >> reporter: the injured doctor an orthopedic surgeon and father of two known for his sense of humor is expected to recover he was shot in the abdomen. the security responded sp put their emergency response plan in to place and by all evaluation it worked as designed. >> reporter: the hospital sent out notice to employees it will have briefings on the response today and sunday. >> this kind of thing can happen anywhere, we are a huge institution. >> reporter: there are no metal detecters and no plans to put them in the partial exception is in the er. . thank you very much. wjz has the latest on the shooting inside job hopkins, dr. david cowen is in fair
condition. police want to know why he was shot and the suspect killed his mother and his self. he was upset about his mother's prognosis, operations are back to normal today. stay with wjz for complete coverage. police involved shooting on capitol hill leaf as man hospitalized happened after 5:00 this morning police say officers were responding to a call about man with a gun, police confronted the man and opened fire after he refused to drop his weapon. fortunately no one else was hurt and still no word on the man's condition. an investigation is on going. it's been nearly three days and we are waiting for a winner to be decided in the race for a baltimore city states attorney. ron matz is live. >> reporter: officials gun counting thousands of absentee ballots, now bernstein is
ahead. bernstein leads pa trish is a jessamy in a close race they are separated by 1400 votes o. officials say it appears bernstein is maintaining his lead as ab send tee ballots where counted. she scheduled a press conference for 1:00 this afternoon. >> thank you wjz will bring you jessamy's news conference live at starting at 1:00 and coverage of what she says on the air at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. overall voter turnout for the primary was very low. in fact despite 6 days of early voting participation of the polls is the lowest on record. the state board of elections said it was around 24%. stay with wjz for coverage of campaign 2010, wj ss always on
for more and what is coming up in november go to terror alert hit london. five men are in custody. it could involve a plot against the 84 year-old pontiff. >> reporter: security teams on guard after uncovering a suspected terror plot targeted pope benedict. they launched a predawn raid on a office in london. five men are under arrest between 26 and 50 years old. all reportedly of arab decent. police say they haven't found hazardous materials in the searches. the pope spokesman said the pontiff was told about the threat as he visited with thousands of catholic school children. scotland yard took a closer look at the security
arrangements in place for the pope's four day visit and decided there is no need to change the pope's itinerary. he almost always travels in the bullet proof pope mobile. the alleged plot comes amid anger over the child sex abuse scandal in the catholic church. >> i'm a victim of sexual abuse. i feel that the pope's message is about hate. >> reporter: the terror suspects could be in custody until then. british police can hold them for questioning for 7 days without charge. tomorrow pope benedict will meet with britain's new prime minister and address thousands of pilgrims at open air is service in hyde park. here in maryland we are off to a very nice start to the
weekend. looking outside now, nothing but sunshine out there. so what is in store for tomorrow and the weekend, wjz is live with first morning coverage. first warning doppler radar, all the rain cleared out. going to the map and show you the drier weather caring in to the tomorrow, turning out to be a beautiful day. karl has become a massive hurricane overnight. a category three, updated during the overnight hours. and it's in the process of making landfall. show you this, a major hurricane making landfall moving slowly with a lot of rain. there is a lot more going on in the tropics all coming up in the weather. thank you very much. still to come, journalists say the first lady is not a fan at
the white house. a live look outside this noon, stick around our complete forecast with bernadette woods is coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,
. french journalist quotes the first lady calling life the the white house, quote, hel l. the journalist says the comment came from the reliable sources. a woman who made national headlines when she said a stranger threw acid in her face says it was all a lie. she claimed a african american woman threw acid in her face. she broke down and admitted she burned herself. police are considering charging the woman with making a false police report. today marks the end of a era in less than two hours the world will stop turning. after 54 years on the air as the world turns, final episode
airing this afternoon, they were introduced back in 1956. watch the final episode of as the world turns this afternoon at 2:00 here on wjz. still ahead on wjz eye witness news news. bernadette woods will be back with your first morningwet forecast. first a look at the midday stocks followed by last night's multi-match numbers. ,,,,,,,,,,
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welcome back everybody. we are talking about lucas, 3- month-old puppy. hei like his freckles on his nose. >> he is shaking. he is sweet. you can can adopt him at md this is lucas. i love that name. >> yellow scarf.
pets that need a home. we had the rain go through the overnight hours. that has gotten out of here behind it a mix of clouds and sunshine. winds picking up out of the northwest. it's a much drier wind for us, going to be gusting at times this afternoonment calm down tonight. temperature wise 74 in baltimore. 28 ocean city. closer you can see 73 bel air. 75 in annapolis. on your way to close to 80 this afternoon. tonight dropping as the air comes in from the northwest. overall here is the situation the front gets out of here, here is another one behind it. comes together like this. this one leaving us. high pressure coming in tonight through tomorrow. calms down the wind and provides sunshine. sunday this next front comes our way. look how strung out it is east
to west. sunday in to monday, not a whole lot of moisture. when it gets to your area. mixed clouds and sunshine. winds picking up, if showers, a really small chance. the other thing it's going to do is keep the hurricanes away from the east coast. here is karl. we are starting with this one. overnight this became a major hurricane. catgoer 3 or high ser considered major. this three is coming on shore as we speak. winds 121 miles per hour. moving slowly to the west. high mountains in here. this is going to rain itself out and create mud slides and very devastating situation for mexico right now. another issue we are concerned with in here, this southeast gore. category three hurricane also. unfortunately still in this path right in here, see that is bermuda taking it across bermuda. this is a large massive storm moving slowly. going to batter bermuda for 24- 36 hours before it clears.
we have julia out there, this one not as strong and going to make a turn and leave. this is igor. forecast looks like this when we put it together. quieter around here, close to 80 degrees this afternoon. breezy out there. tonight, we go down in to the 50s, then tomorrow, we are lacking at sunshine returning, close to 80 degrees for our high. not a bad way to start the weekend. still to come at noon, we are talking with the stars of one of the new seasons new shows. mike and molly. wjz is always on. here are the top stories on at this hour and instant updates, updated forecast, log on to we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,
way to a person's heart maybe through his or her stomach. >> that's the idea behind this new comedy, mike and molly. good afternoon, guys. you sound like you are having fun already. >> we are doing all right. how are things in baltimore? >> we are fine. have you been here? >> i know the area. >> how close have you come? >> i performed there a couple of times, comedy clubs. >> you guys look look you are sitting in the living room is
this the set? >> this is my living room. >> that's molly's on the set, she takes care of her mom and sister, it's a wonderful dysfunctional hornets nest. >> i see a lot of opportunities for comedy there. do you feel like you are empowering a segment of the population? think we are representing some people that reason perfect which is what this country wants to see. this show at the end of the day they meet at an overeaters anonymous meeting but it's a love story about two people who thought they were never going to fall in love, they fall in love. they got dysfunctional family and friends around them. people vp seen it on tv in quite sometime and are going to root for it. >> now a comedy. >> nothing is getting shot out of a cannon here. >> that's a good thing. >> keep watching. >> thank you. >> don't forget mike and molly
monday at 9:30 on will the fda revoke it's approval for avas tan ,,,,,,,,,,
. welcome back. here is the five day forecast. today we are getting close to 806789 tomorrow 79 for the high. with sunshine. when the cold front comes through not much to the front out of here and warm upcoming your way in the middle of next week. we talk about cbs prime time monday night, don't miss what is on tonight, flash point and eye witness news follows at 11:00. hold onto the hats this diner is changing the meaning of high class dining organizers began the concept two years ago giving guest as place to eat 164 feet above the ground. they built a bigger platform with more tables chefs and rooms for musicians. didn'ter in the sky is operated in more than 150 countrys including one in orlando flay tabla. >> do you have to wear a chef's hat? >> do you have to be belted?
>> i don't know. interesting. thank you for joining us. i'm jessica kartalija. >> don scott. >> i'm bernadette woods, have a great day everybody. see you back here at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. >> have a great and wonderful >> have a great and wonderful wewe tax on everything you buy? >> have a great and wonderful wewe that's in andy harris' unfair tax plan. 23% sales tax. a 23% sales tax will cut my business in half. would be devastating. andy harris' 23% sales tax absolutely makes no sense. 23% sales tax would really make things unaffordable. that's too high for the average american out here. i don't know how we would manage it really. don't like that idea. we can't afford andy harris' idea. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message.